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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 25th Anniversary Edition - 25th Edition by Douglas Adams (Hardcover)

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  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon.
  • About the Author: Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and created all the various and contradictory manifestations of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio, novels, TV, computer games, stage adaptations, comic book, and bath towel.
  • 224 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Science Fiction
  • Series Name: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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About the Book



Originally published: London: Pan Books, 1979.



Book Synopsis



NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon."--The Washington Post Book World

SOON TO BE A HULU SERIES - Now celebrating the pivotal 42nd anniversary of the original radio show on which the book was based.

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Seconds before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.

Together, this dynamic pair began a journey through space aided by a galaxyful of fellow travelers: Zaphod Beeblebrox--the two-headed, three-armed ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch president of the galaxy; Trillian (formerly Tricia McMillan), Zaphod's girlfriend, whom Arthur tried to pick up at a cocktail party once upon a time zone; Marvin, a paranoid, brilliant, and chronically depressed robot; and Veet Voojagig, a former graduate student obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he's bought over the years.

Where are these pens? Why are we born? Why do we die? For all the answers, stick your thumb to the stars!

Praise for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

"A whimsical oddyssey . . . Characters frolic through the galaxy with infectious joy."--Publishers Weekly

"Irresistable!"--The Boston Globe



About the Author



Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and created all the various and contradictory manifestations of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio, novels, TV, computer games, stage adaptations, comic book, and bath towel. He was born in Cambridge and lived with his wife and daughter in Islington, London, before moving to Santa Barbara, California, where he died suddenly in 2001.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.0 Inches (H) x 5.44 Inches (W) x .94 Inches (D)
Weight: .62 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction
Series Title: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Format: Hardcover
Author: Douglas Adams
Language: English
Street Date: August 3, 2004
TCIN: 11464385
UPC: 9781400052929
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-6070
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.94 inches length x 5.44 inches width x 8 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.62 pounds
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